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Hop \Hop\, v. t.
     To impregnate with hops. --Mortimer.
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Hop \Hop\, n.
     1. A leap on one leg, as of a boy; a leap, as of a toad; a jump; a spring. [1913 Webster]

     2. A dance; esp., an informal dance of ball. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

     {Hop, skip and jump}, {Hop, step and a jump} or {Hop, step and jump},

     1. a game or athletic sport in which the participants cover as much ground as possible by a hop, stride, and jump in succession.

     2. a short distance. --Addison.
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Hop \Hop\, n. [OE. hoppe; akin to D. hop, hoppe, OHG. hopfo, G. hopfen; cf. LL. hupa, W. hopez, Armor. houpez, and Icel. humall, SW. & Dan. humle.]
     1. (Bot.) A climbing plant ({Humulus Lupulus}), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is cultivated for its fruit (hops). [1913 Webster]

     2. The catkin or strobilaceous fruit of the hop, much used in brewing to give a bitter taste. [1913 Webster]

     3. The fruit of the dog-rose. See {Hip}.
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     {Hop back}. (Brewing) See under 1st {Back}.

     {Hop clover} (Bot.), a species of yellow clover having heads like hops in miniature ({Trifolium agrarium}, and {Trifolium procumbens}).

     {Hop flea} (Zool.), a small flea beetle ({Haltica concinna}), very injurious to hops.

     {Hop fly} (Zool.), an aphid ({Phorodon humuli}), very injurious to hop vines.

     {Hop froth fly} (Zool.), an hemipterous insect ({Aphrophora interrupta}), allied to the cockoo spits. It often does great damage to hop vines.

     {Hop hornbeam} (Bot.), an American tree of the genus {Ostrya} ({Ostrya Virginica}) the American ironwood; also, a European species ({Ostrya vulgaris}).

     {Hop moth} (Zool.), a moth ({Hypena humuli}), which in the larval state is very injurious to hop vines.

     {Hop picker}, one who picks hops.

     {Hop pole}, a pole used to support hop vines.

     {Hop tree} (Bot.), a small American tree ({Ptelia trifoliata}), having broad, flattened fruit in large clusters, sometimes used as a substitute for hops.

     {Hop vine} (Bot.), the climbing vine or stalk of the hop. [1913 Webster]

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Hop \Hop\, v. i.
     To gather hops.

     Usage: [Perhaps only in the form {Hopping}, vb. n.] Hopbine

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Hop \Hop\ (h[o^]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hopped} (h[o^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hopping} (h[o^]p"p[i^]ng).] [OE. hoppen to hop, leap, dance, AS. hoppian; akin to Icel. & Sw. hoppa, Dan. hoppe, D. huppelen, G. h["u]pfen.]
     1. To move by successive leaps, as toads do; to spring or jump on one foot; to skip, as birds do. [1913 Webster]

              [Birds] hopping from spray to spray.  --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

     2. To walk lame; to limp; to halt. --Dryden.
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     3. To dance. --Smollett.
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Hip \Hip\, n. [OE. hepe, AS. he['o]pe; cf. OHG. hiufo a bramble bush.] (Bot.) The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose ({Rosa canina}); called also {rose hip}. [Written also {hop}, {hep}.] [1913 Webster]

     {Hip tree} (Bot.), the dog-rose.
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      1. n. [common] One file transmission in a series required to get a file from point A to point B on a store-and-forward network. On such networks (including the old UUCP network and and {FidoNet}), an important inter-machine metric is the number of hops in the shortest path between them, which can be more significant than their geographical separation. See {bang path}.

      2. v. [rare] To log in to a remote machine, esp. via rlogin or telnet.
      ?I'll hop over to foovax to FTP that.?

The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) [jargon]

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